pilomotor reflex


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Related to pilomotor reflex: goose skin, goose pimple, piloerection

pilomotor reflex

[¦pī·lō′mōd·ər ′rē‚fleks]
(physiology)
Erection of the hairs of the skin (gooseflesh) in response to chilling or irritation of the skin or to an emotional stimulus.
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